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Record 10291

Reading Experience:

'"Do you know Dr. Burney, Ma'am?" said Mr Thrale. "No Sir, but I know his Book. I think it's vastly pretty;"'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Victoria Kynaston
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: wife of Edward Kynaston, MP
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: Wales
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Charles Burney
Title: 'Present State of Music in France and Italy' or 'General History of Music' vol 1
Genre: History, Arts / architecture, Reference / General works, music
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London 1771 or London 1776
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 10291  
Source - Print  
  Author: Fanny Burney
  Editor: Betty Rizzo
  Title: The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 2003
  Vol: IV
  Page: 86
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (London: Oxford University Press, 2003), IV, p. 86,, accessed: 18 April 2024

Additional comments:

Not clear which of Charles Burney's books is being referred to.



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